What’s Trending In SA Property?

The only constant thing about life is that it is never constant … and this is even true of property trends. Here in South Africa, we have experienced the opportunities that come with an economic boom, and stumbled on during a recession, so what now in 2016… and how do current trends affect your chances…

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Wealth Management and Wealth Transfer

  While we often refer to residential property “investment”, I believe that since we are aiming at wealth management, the term we use should be “wealth transfer” not “investment”. The key players in this process of wealth transfer are Banks,Tenants and Inflation . Mention these three words in casual conversation and the negative comments abound,…

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Trendy Bryanston turns to cluster homes

Bryanston, a suburb in northern Johannesburg, continues to be in demand among property buyers with many of its larger acre plots being subdivided into smaller stands of well-priced cluster homes. Glenn Norton, a broker-owner of RE/MAX Masters, says the affluent suburb has some of SA’s most sought-after real estate. “The area has become an extremely…

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The Keys To Investing In Property

Real Estate has proven over and over that it is the best Investment you can make, says Jako le Roux of Just Property’s Investment division.   Understanding when, where and how to invest is the key to building a strong property portfolio and becoming financially independent, says Le Roux. “Savvy investors buy properties, hold on…

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Spotlight on Somerset West

 This provides a current snapshot of the Somerset West residential property market. Demand indicator metrics Sale listings: Properties listed for sale in Somerset West comprise approximately 17% of the total sale listings in the Boland. Approximately 23% of the interest (views) in properties for sale in the Boland is attributable to properties for sale in…

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Spotlight on Bryanston

Very few suburbs in Johannesburg can be mentioned in the same breath as Cape Town’s Camp’s Bay and Clifton. Bryanston is one of them, with Mount Street attracting the super-wealthy for its spectacular views and over-R20-million trophy homes. Architectural masterpieces also line the avenues of Culross Road and Eccleston Crescent, where it isn’t uncommon to…

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